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All-Clad Corded vs. Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Side-by-Side Comparison

Tina Pham
Tina Pham
Reviewer
Nguyen Ntk
Nguyen Ntk
Visual Specialist
Reviewed
Tested Using Methodology v1.0
Updated Jan 18, 2023
Tested Using Methodology v1.0
Updated Jan 18, 2023
Unboxing the All-Clad Hand Blender, from left to right: a user’s manual, the All-Clad immersion blending wand with its motor body attached, and a paper carton box.
Unboxing the Chefman Immersion Blender, from left to right: a user manual, a spiralizer, a food processor, a blending wand with its motor body attached, a whisk attachment, three spiralizing blades, and a paper carton box.
Blenders type
immersion
immersion

Our Verdict

7.2
Overall Score
  • Performance (50%)
    6.0/10
  • Design (20%)
    9.1/10
  • Usability (30%)
    8.0/10
6.6
Overall Score
  • Performance (50%)
    5.8/10
  • Design (20%)
    6.8/10
  • Usability (30%)
    7.8/10

In terms of build quality, the All-Clad is top-notch. It offers almost everything you could ask for out of a modern luxury immersion blender. As a lower-range model, the Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 simply doesn’t match. When it comes to blending performance, however, this blender is quite comparable. 

In particular, the All-Clad outperformed the Chefman 6-in-1 in three out of the five tests, churning out a smoothie, hot soup, and nut-milk of a smoother consistency. Note that none of their results were the best, though. 

However, due to the lack of a whisk attachment, it couldn’t succeed in creating mayonnaise and beaten eggs. Meanwhile, the Chefman 6-in-1 was more than up to these tasks, producing excellent results.

Some Competitors Performed Better

All-Clad Immersion Blender Performance

Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Performance: The Lack of Power
6.0
Performance Scores
  • Hot Soup Purée (35%)6.5/10
  • Frozen Fruit Smoothie (30%)8.3/10
  • Mayonnaise (15%)0/10
  • Almond Milk (15%)8.0/10
  • Whipped Egg-Whites (5%)0/10
5.8
Performance Scores
  • Hot Soup Purée (35%)5.0/10
  • Frozen Fruit Smoothie (30%)5.0/10
  • Mayonnaise (15%)9.0/10
  • Almond Milk (15%)5.0/10
  • Whipped Egg-Whites (5%)10/10
6.5

Hot Soup Purée

5.0
All Clad 10942212300 Immersion Hot Soup Purée Test
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from a full batch in a plastic beaker made by the All-Clad immersion blender.
A batch of soup pureéd by the All-Clad stainless steel immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
  • Pureeing Time: 30 seconds
  • Result: Slightly Chunky
  • Suction: Slight

The All-Clad’s strong motor pulverized carrots and pumpkins easily, but it fell short in handling leafy veggies. After 30 seconds of blending time, several chunks of celery remained quite intact because they got lodged in the blade guard’s holes. The blender somehow couldn't draw them toward the blades. Ultimately, the soup failed to reach the perfect texture. At this price point, we expected a restaurant-quality soup rather than this grainy one.

Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Chefman Food Prep Kit immersion blender.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Chefman Food Prep Kit immersion blender.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Chefman Spiralizing Food Prep Kit immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Hot Soup Purée Test
  • Pureeing Time: 30 seconds
  • Result: Slightly chunky
  • Suction: Slightly

We allowed the Chefman 6-in-1 30 seconds worth of runtime for this test and found that it worked just slightly above average for making a purée of root veggies. Our pumpkins and carrots were blended evenly so the soup came out creamy enough to satisfy us. That said, a smattering of celery fibers still remained unprocessed, making the soup coarser than a restaurant-style dish. It might create a smoother texture with more blending time, so this blender is not a bad choice overall.

8.3

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

5.0
All Clad 10942212300 Immersion Smoothie Test
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a stainless steel spoon is between the All-Clad’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (1 minute and 13 seconds).
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the All-Clad blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
  • Blending Time: 1 min 13 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Slight

In this test, the All-Clad 10942212300 blended the thick mixture without struggle. It completed its task in about one minute, which was much faster than average. All the frozen fruits were broken down into the finest of bits. There were a smattering of kale flakes in the final smoothie, but that didn’t affect our taste buds.

A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a stainless steel spoon is between the Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender motor body and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (2 minutes and 30 seconds).
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a stainless steel spoon is between the Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender motor body and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (2 minutes and 30 seconds).
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Chefman hand blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Smoothie Test
  • Blending Time: 2 mins 30 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Slightly

We were skeptical whether this blender had enough power to churn through solid ingredients like frozen fruits. In the end, however, it did surprisingly well. It was hard not to notice tiny flakes of kale in the final result, but most of us agree that they didn’t harm the smoothie’s texture. 

The trade off was blending time. While sporting the same motor power as its counterparts, such as the Braun MutiQuick-5 or the BELLA 10-Speed, the Chefman  6-in-1 somehow took a full minute more to create equivalent results. Blenders that work faster create a creamier texture because the icy fruit doesn’t have a chance to thaw. The Chefman’s smoothie tasted more diluted.

0.0

Mayonnaise

9.0
All Clad 10942212300 Immersion Mayonnaise Test
All Clad 10942212300 Immersion Blender Mayonnaise
Scooping a spoon of failed mayonnaise made by the All-Clad hand blender from its full batch in a plastic beaker which is standing between the All-Clad’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time (2 minutes and 5 seconds).
  • Emulsifying Time: N/A
  • Result: N/A
  • Suction: N/A

For this test, we tried to whisk together three egg yolks and 240ml oil using the blending wand. To avoid broken mayonnaise, we ran mostly at medium speeds and only sped up once the oil started emulsifying. Each blender is put through the same testing procedure. However, this was the only hand blender that couldn’t reach the emulsion stage. After about 2 minutes of operating, all we got was a jumbled mixture that looked more like broken eggs than an emulsion.

Technically, it’s hard to conclude whether or not the All-Clad can make mayonnaise in the real kitchen since there are many external factors that prevent the emulsion from forming. This also means that the emulsifying capability of this blender is still an open question.

Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch made by the Chefman immersion blender and contained in a plastic beaker that stands between the Chefman’s motor and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time ( 1 minute and 30 seconds).
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch made by the Chefman immersion blender and contained in a plastic beaker that stands between the Chefman’s motor and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time ( 1 minute and 30 seconds).
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Chefman corded hand blender.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Mayonnaise Test
  • Emulsifying Time: 1 min 30 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Yes

For this test, we combined three egg yolks with 240 ml canola oil. This blender took a minute and a half to turn it into pleasant yellowish mayo which had a creamy, fluffy texture that would work well in a variety of dishes. All in all, using the Chefman 6-in-1 to make mayonnaise is a quick-and-easy process, and the same should be true for any other emulsified sauces.

8.0

Almond Milk

5.0
All Clad 10942212300 Immersion Almond Milk Test
A white plate of almond pulp being between the All-Clad’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (1 minute).
  • Grinding Time: 1 min
  • Result: Fine
  • Suction: Tight

Considering how evenly and easily it blended frozen fruits, we weren’t surprised that the All-Clad had no trouble pulverizing raw nuts. After the mixture reached our preferred consistency, we extracted the liquid using a nut milk bag. The pulp was finely ground, so the final drink looked creamy and very milk-like. It tasted rich and almondy, exactly as it should. The whole procedure lasted one minute, which was 50 seconds faster than the worst one, the Chefman 6-in-1.

A white plate of almond pulp produced by the Chefman corded stick blender being between the Chefman’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (1 minute and 50 seconds).
A white plate of almond pulp produced by the Chefman corded stick blender being between the Chefman’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (1 minute and 50 seconds).
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Almond Milk Test
  • Grinding Time: 1 min 50 secs
  • Result: Coarse
  • Suction: Tightly

The Chefman 6-in-1 created a serving of non-dairy milk in nearly two minutes. It didn’t blend as finely as some other blenders, such as the Chefman Cordless, so the drink it produced was neither the creamiest nor the richest in almond flavor. Nevertheless, this blender can still get the job done and help you skip store-bought versions. It’s always nice to set yourself up for fresher alternatives right at home.

0.0

Whipped Egg-Whites

10
All Clad 10942212300 Immersion Whipped Egg-Whites Test
All-Clad immersion blender review: a paper carton box, the All-Clad blending wand with its motor body attached, and a user’s manual lying side by side on a white table.
  • Beating Time: N/A
  • Result: N/A
  • Suction: N/A

Any whipping task will likely exceed your All-Clad’s capability, but that’s mainly because it doesn't include a whisk attachment. We haven’t tried a single hand blender that could whip egg whites using just the blending wand. More often than not, the whites never even reach the soft-peak stage. In the end, we were left with a cloudy liquid composed of two separate layers of bubble film and eggy water.

The plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white of the Chefman immersion blender is put upside down on the white table with its motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (1 minute and 29seconds) by its sides.
The plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white of the Chefman immersion blender is put upside down on the white table with its motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (1 minute and 29seconds) by its sides.
Looking at the beaten egg-white of the Chefman Stick Blender contained inside a plastic beaker.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Whipped Egg-Whites Test
  • Beating Time: 1 min 30 secs
  • Result: Stiff
  • Suction: No

Our eggs turned into an airy, fluffy foam that was stiff enough to stick to the bowl’s sides. Even when we turned the foam upside down, it didn’t fall out. Indeed, this blender’s whisk attachment made meringue a simple and fun exercise.

Lots of Premium Features

All-Clad Hand Blender Design

Chefman Vegetable Immersion Blender Design: Standard Quality
9.1
design Scores
  • Blending Shaft (30%)9.5/10
  • Build Quality (60%)9.5/10
  • Power cord (5%)10/10
  • Beaker (5%)0/10
6.8
design Scores
  • Blending Shaft (30%)7.0/10
  • Build Quality (60%)7.0/10
  • Power cord (5%)10/10
  • Beaker (5%)0/10

In the Box of the All-Clad Stainless Steel Hand Blender

In the Box
All-Clad immersion blender review: a paper carton box, the All-Clad blending wand with its motor body attached, and a user’s manual lying side by side on a white table.
  • Motor body 
  • Blending shaft 
  • User manual

In the package, you will find a handheld motor section, blending wand, and owner’s manual.

The Chefman Immersion Blender and its accessories, including a whisk attachment, three spiralizing blades, a spiralizer, a food processor, and a user manual.
  • Motor body 
  • Blending shaft 
  • Whisk attachment
  • Three spiralizing blades
  • Spiralizer
  • Food processor
  • User manual

Dimensions

Chefman Spiralizing Food Prep Kit Immersion Blender Dimensions
The All-Clad immersion blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 9.4 inches, and the total length of the unit as 17.5 inches.
  • Height:
    17.5" (44.5 cm)
  • Width:
    2.8" (7.1 cm)
  • Weight:
    2.9 oz (82 g)
  • Shaft Length:
    9.4" (23.9 cm)

With dimensions of 17.5 inches tall by 2.8 inches wide, this blender stands taller than most. At 2.9 pounds, it feels pretty heavy in the hand as well — quite the opposite of many other models. The hefty weight is a consequence of its all-stainless-steel construction that is meant to ensure optimal longevity, but we found several competitors, such as the KitchenAid, could be just as durable without the added heft.

The Chefman hand-held blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 7.9 inches, and the total length of the unit as 14.6 inches.
  • Height:
    14.6" (37.1 cm)
  • Width:
    2.5" (6.4 cm)
  • Weight:
    1.5 oz (43 g)
  • Shaft Length:
    7.9" (20.1 cm)

This Chefman device is the same size as most hand blenders, so it should be comfortable for most people to use, even for extended periods. So far, we haven’t encountered any challenges caused by its length or weight.

9.5

Build Quality

7.0
 A close-up of the build quality of the All-Clad’s motor body and immersion blending wand.

On the whole, the All-Clad 10942212300 is well-engineered. Its interior is quite refined while the exterior uses high-quality stainless steel. Hard plastics are still present in a few areas, but they look stately and are meant as highlights.

The blending wand and motor body of the Chefman blender lying side by side on a white table.

The Chefman 6-in-1’s medium-grade construction may not impress you, but we assure it is durable enough for regular use. The blending attachments all attach securely to the motor body, so they’re unlikely to separate while in operation. Like us, you may not like the metal blade housing which will easily scratch your cookware’s surface. For better or worse, though, it's a common feature to help avoid food splatter.

Speed and Controls

Speed and Controls of the Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender
A close-up of the All-Clad front interface which features a Turbo button, a power button, and a speed dial on top.
A close-up of the All-Clad front interface which features a Turbo button, a power button, and a speed dial on top.
A close-up of a speed dial on top of the All-Clad’s motor body.
  • Control Type:
    Press-button & speed knob
  • Min Speed:
    7,776 RPM
  • Max Speed:
    12,768 RPM
  • Presets:
    No
  • Noise Level:
    67 dB
  • Digital Display:
    No
  • Pulse Mode:
    Yes

Controls used for this blender’s operation include two press-buttons and a speed selection knob. The “TURBO” button will give you a quick burst of power. For more controlled acceleration or deceleration, use the power button and the knob. It may feel like you need an extra hand, though, if you’re constantly stabilizing the blending beaker on the table. Adjusting the All-Clad’s speed can take some practice.

A close-up of two speed settings of the Chefman corded blender.
  • Control Type:
    Press-button
  • Min Speed:
    10.479 RPM
  • Max Speed:
    13.211 RPM
  • Presets:
    No
  • Noise Level:
    72 dB
  • Digital Display:
    No
  • Pulse Mode:
    Yes

This blender runs at two different speeds. The two buttons on the front allow you to shift between speed options. Both are quite responsive and the motor accelerates seamlessly. We noticed a clear change in the blade’s rotation speed, but it wasn’t jarring.

9.5

Blending Shaft

7.0
A close-up of the stainless steel blade assembly sporting 2 prongs of the All-Clad stick blender.
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Type:
    Sharp Blade
  • Guard Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Blade Count:
    2
  • Removable:
    Yes
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes

Constructed of hardened stainless steel, the 2-prong blade is super sharp and sturdy. Around it is a metal guard designed to minimize food splatter and head suction, but we don’t think this part is up to the task. Not to mention the fact that it will scratch the interior surfaces of your cookware if you don’t blend very carefully.

A close-up of the stainless steel blade assembly featuring two prongs of the Chefman blender.
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Type:
    Sharp blade
  • Guard Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Blade Count:
    2
  • Removable:
    No
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes

The blending shaft is sensibly built with a two-prong blade assembly. The blades look sturdy, but their metal housing somehow wound up with several black dots after our rigorous testing procedure. The blade housing is meant to keep splashing to a minimum, but it has room for improvement. It still allowed some liquid to squirt through the openings on the sides.

0.0

Beaker

0.0
  • Material:
    N/A
  • Capacity:
    NaN fl oz (NaN ml)
  • Measurements:
    N/A
  • Weight:
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  • Height:
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  • Dishwasher Safe:
    N/A
  • Tamper Included:
    N/A

This All-Clad  doesn’t come with a blending container, but you can easily use any one you find that’s the right size.

  • Material:
     N/A
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  • Dishwasher Safe:
     N/A
  • Tamper Included:
     N/A

The Chefman 6-in-1 doesn’t come with a blending beaker.

10

Power cord

10
The All-Clad Immersion Blender on a white table with its power cord that features a 2-prong plug rolled up next to it.
  • Cord Length:
    5.1 ft (1.6 m)
  • Type:
    2-prong plug
  • Detachable:
     No

The power cord is long enough to reach any nearby outlet. It has a polarized plug, so it will only fit into the socket in one direction.

The Chefman Immersion Blender on a white table with its power cord that features a 2-prong plug rolled up next to it.
  • Cord Length:
    5.3 ft (1.6 m)
  • Type:
    2-prong plug
  • Detachable:
    No

The power cord has a reasonable length so you can easily plug it into any nearby outlet. We like its small loop as this add-on allows us to hang the whole blender on a hook for easy storage.

Extra Accessories

Whisk Attachment
  • Material:
    N/A
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    N/A
  • Removable:
    N/A

No additional attachments are included. If you want to use aftermarket attachments other than the standard blending shaft, make sure they’re purpose-built by All-Clad.

The Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Whisk Attachment lying flat on a white table.
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes
  • Removable:
    Yes

The whisk attachment will turn your blender into a hand mixer for light whipping tasks like beating egg whites, whipping cream, and emulsifying sauces.

Not Bad, but Not Great Either.

All-Clad Stainless Steel Immersion Blender Usability

Chefman Vegetable Immersion Blender Usability Review: Quite Refined to Blend
8.0
usability Scores
  • Ease of Use (60%)7.8/10
  • Blade Assembly (10%)8.0/10
  • Handling (20%)8.5/10
  • Cleanability (10%)8.0/10
7.8
usability Scores
  • Ease of Use (60%)7.6/10
  • Blade Assembly (10%)9.0/10
  • Handling (20%)7.5/10
  • Cleanability (10%)8.5/10
7.8

Ease of Use

7.6

During our hands-on testing, we noticed this blender didn’t deliver its power as cleanly as we would prefer. The motor did not accelerate smoothly, causing hand fatigue and making our blending motion more difficult. Plus, the blades splashed food everywhere.

Due to its heavy weight, the All-Clad 10942212300 is a bit fatiguing to use for extended periods. It’s also quite cumbersome to maneuver, especially when you change speeds, since the blender suctions itself very tightly to the beaker. There may be a way to beat the suction without creating a mess, but we haven’t found it. 

The other inconvenience is that food gets lodged in the blade guard’s holes. You may need to pause repeatedly during the blending process to clear them.

This Chefman is perfectly comfortable to use one-handed. The buttons are relatively stiff, but they’re responsive and do give us a good sense of control. 

In our tests, this blender acted like a vacuum at the bottom of the beaker, so we got some splatter whenever we moved it around. If the container’s sides were tall enough, though, our blending experience would have been notably better. 

Food tends to cling to the blade guard’s holes. As a result, you’ll probably need to use a food scraper to clean it up every now and then.

8.0

Blade Assembly

9.0

A simple twist will connect the main body to the blending shaft. But, again, the weight may make that job tricky if your hands are small or greasy.

The Chefman 6-in-1 features a simple locking mechanism so blending attachments are very easy to attach or remove. To connect them, you simply insert the motor body into the attachment, then twist until the two units click together.

8.5

Handling

7.5
Someone is holding the All-Clad’s handle and pressing its button at the same time.
Someone is holding the All-Clad’s handle and pressing its button at the same time.
Someone is holding the All-Clad’s handle with one hand and rotating the speed dial located on the top of the motor body at the same time with the other hand.

The handle is ergonomically designed to provide a comfortable grip. Not only that, but it also has a rubber grip which is particularly handy when you have sweaty or slippery hands.

Someone is holding the Chefman’s handle with one hand.

The handle doesn’t have a grippy silicon layer like some, but it is ergonomically designed to ensure a comfortable grip, which eases hand fatigue while you’re blending. We can’t call this Chefman the most practical blender out there, but it shouldn’t cause problems.

8.0

Cleanability

8.5

Cleaning this All-Clad is less of a hassle than most. You can wash it by hand easily or put the blending shaft in the dishwasher. The only things to be careful of are the blade’s backsides — it’s hard to reach under the blade, so a cleaning bottle brush is practically a necessity.  As with any blender, the motor section cannot be immersed in water and should only be wiped down with a damp cloth.

All the pieces are safe to put in the dishwasher except for the motor body. Unless you’re short on time, however, you’ll want to wash them manually — they’ll last longer that way. 

We cleaned the blending wand and the whisk attachment by hand and appreciated how easily food tailings wiped away. The only inconveniences were the blades’ backsides which we found quite difficult to get our hands into; you will need a bottle brush to simplify cleanup.